Munin is an ideal companion to Icinga, as it goes further than it. Munin is merely a visualizer of metrics, rather than a simple checker. As soon as your service is up and running you might want more information about it. And you want it to be OSI layer 8 compatible. Management should also know what is going on.
Munin with its default install is able to monitor stuff like disk usage, IO, CPU load, and memory usage, but it does not ship with any Play specific configuration. From a Play developer and administrator point of view, you want to see the output of
play status graphed over time. This is exactly what Munin is made for. This example will graph the minimum, maximum, and average response times of controllers.
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